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    Oct 06, 2022  
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INTS 150 Contemporary Rebel, Secessionist, and Terrorist Organizations ( 5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Course Description
The course will cover major rebel, separatist, guerrilla, and terrorist movements and organizations in the modern world. The emphasis will be not only on their origins and current status but also on efforts that are undertaken to bring about a peaceful resolution to the conflicts that have caused them.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify and analyze the pivotal developments in the evolution of the organizations in question.
2. Explain the chief components of ideologies/programs of the said organizations
3. Analyze the interconnections (social, ethnic, economic, political, religious) within the said organizations.
4. Identify the major problems facing the nations where these organizations operate. .
5. Draw conclusions from the past, discussing recent and present trends and their possible impact on the future status of the mentioned organizations. .
6. Compare and contrast different rebel, separatist, irredentist and terrorist groups.
7. Analyze the countermeasures by the governments of the affected nations.
8. Determine the best possible approach that could be used by the U.S. in actions aimed at ending the violence.
9. Determine the best possible position of the U.S. vis-à-vis any of the said organizations.



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